Three Arctic municipalities are joining forces with maritime stakeholders to establish a new group focused on safety in Arctic waters.
Global warming is real and irreversible, according to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Residents of the Arctic are at the epicenter of impact, but they’re not the only ones responsible for mitigating the crisis.
Voters will decide on state lawmakers, governor, a U.S. Senator, Alaska’s only U.S. House rep, and on three ballot initiatives ranging from marijuana to minimum wage.
The communities of Quinhagak, Shageluk, Nunapitchuk, Buckland, and Akiachak will receive grants from the USDA’s branch of Rural Development for water, wastewater and solid waste projects.
This week’s episode of Sounding Board, “Stories We Tell,” is over. If you missed the show, you can listen to the full episode above.
As the U.S. outlines priorities for its time as chair of the international Arctic Council, some Alaska Native groups say there’s not enough focus on indigenous rights, while state lawmakers call for a greater emphasis on jobs.
It’s a project three years, and several wells, in the making. Now, flow testing results from the Alaska Center for Energy and Power indicate that Pilgrim Hot Springs is a viable source of geothermal power — at least on site.
An emergency work session of the Nome Joint Utility Board was called to order last week, to discuss the utility’s finances. It would appear NJUS has a cash flow problem.
In yet another clash between canine and ungulate, two dogs were injured last weekend by a muskox near a biking trail in Nome.
Challenged in court since 2008, a new draft environmental assessment upholds the Chukchi leases and increases the estimate to more than four billion barrels of recoverable oil.